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Are you a lover of all things chocolate? Do you crave that perfect combination of sweet and salty in your desserts? Then look no further than this American Choc Chip Cookies of Death Recipe.

This recipe is not for the faint of heart, as it includes both brown sugar and white sugar, butter, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, flour, instant coffee, vanilla extract, and let’s not forget the star ingredient – death chocolate chips. These cookies pack a serious punch and are not to be taken lightly. But with great danger comes even greater reward, as every bite of these rich, decadent cookies will make your taste buds sing.

Join the ranks of famous chocolate lovers like Trisha Yearwood, Snoop Dogg, and Marcel Desaulniers by indulging in these cookies that are sure to leave you craving more. So grab your apron and get ready to bake up a storm with this recipe for American Choc Chip Cookies of Death.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

American Choc Chip Cookies of Death
American Choc Chip Cookies of Death

Are you craving a warm, gooey, and utterly irresistible chocolate chip cookie? Look no further than the American Choc Chip Cookies of Death Recipe. This recipe takes the classic chocolate chip cookie to new heights by incorporating cocoa powder and instant coffee to create a triple threat of chocolatey goodness that will make your taste buds sing.

But it’s not just the deathly delicious ingredients that make this recipe a winner. The precise combination of baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, and flour ensures that these cookies maintain their perfectly chewy texture while still offering a delicate crunch. And let’s not forget about the rich aroma filling your home as they bake in the oven – the smell alone is enough to transport you to a culinary wonderland.

Whether you’re baking for yourself or making them for friends and family, these death chocolate chip cookies are sure to be a crowd pleaser. They’re perfect for late-night snacking, sharing with friends over coffee – or even as an indulgent breakfast treat.

So why not ditch those store-bought cookies and try making homemade chocolate chips that will leave everyone begging for more? Just one bite of these American Choc Chip Cookies of Death Recipe and you’ll never look back.

Ingredient List

 A stack of freshly baked American Choc Chip Cookies of Death just out of the oven!
A stack of freshly baked American Choc Chip Cookies of Death just out of the oven!

Let’s Gather Our Ingredients!

Get ready to create the ultimate American Choc Chip Cookies of Death recipe with these 8 essential ingredients:

  • 1 and 3/4 cups of all-purpose flour (218g)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder (2g)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda (2g)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt (3g)
  • 3/4 cup of unsalted butter, softened (170g)
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar (100g)
  • 1/2 cup of white sugar (100g)
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract (10mL)
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 and 1/4 cups death chocolate/chocolate chips chunks chunks (225g)

These cookie ingredients are simple and can easily be found at your local grocery store. In case you’re wondering, death chocolate is a term coined by Trisha Yearwood describing chocolate that is so rich, it feels like it could kill you. But if you’re not feeling daring enough for “death,” opt for semisweet chocolate chips or chunks instead.

The Recipe How-To

 Look at those gooey and delicious choc chips just melting in your mouth!
Look at those gooey and delicious choc chips just melting in your mouth!

Now that we have gathered all our ingredients from the previous section, it’s time to start baking these American Choc Chip “Cookies of Death”. In this section, I will share with you the step-by-step process on how to bake these delicious and deadly cookies.

Step 1: Cream butter and sugars

The first thing you have to do is cream together 3/4 cup of unsalted butter which should be at room temperature, 1 cup of white sugar, and 2 cups of brown sugar in a mixing bowl using an electric mixer with the paddle attachment. You should mix until a smooth texture is achieved.

Step 2: Add other wet ingredients

Gradually add two eggs into the mixture and mix thoroughly at medium speed. Then add 2 tsp of vanilla extract and one tsp instant coffee granules, dissolved in one tablespoon of hot water. Mix everything well until fully incorporated.

Step 3: Add dry ingredients

After finishing the previous step, add dry ingredients; start with combining 1¼ cups of all-purpose flour, 1 tbsp baking powder, 1 tbsp bicarbonate of soda, 2 tbsp cocoa powder, and 1 tsp salt in another bowl. Whisk all the ingredients together before adding them slowly into the wet mixture. Make sure to mix until everything is well-blended.

Step 4: Mix-in Chocolate Chips

Toss in 4 cups of chocolate chips, stir gently until they are distributed evenly throughout the dough.

Step 5: Chill Dough

Chill your dough for one hour or overnight, depending on how much time you have. Putting it in the fridge over time happens to be the best way to upgrade its flavor as well as preventing it from spreading out too much when it bakes.

Step 6: Bake

To bake, quickly cut off spoonfuls from your chilled dough with your hands or a cookie scooper and drop them closely onto baking sheets without flattening them out. Bake at 350°F (180°C) for around 10-12 minutes, or until slightly browned around the edges but still pale-looking and soft in the center.

After taking out your baked cookies from the oven, let them settle down for five mins before transmogrifying them onto wire racks to cool down till reaching their optimal “delectableness” state possible–softly-baked centers with a bit crispy textures around their edges; which almost melts inside the mouth and provides satisfying effects that make our reactions utter awesomeness.

Enjoy your freshly baked American Choc Chip Cookies!

Substitutions and Variations

 The perfect balance of sweetness and crunch in every bite.
The perfect balance of sweetness and crunch in every bite.

Do you want to switch things up a bit and try some variations with this recipe? There are numerous possibilities to experiment with, depending on your preferences or dietary restrictions. Here are some ideas:

– Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies: Who doesn’t love the classic combo of peanut butter and chocolate? For this variation, simply add 1/2 cup of creamy peanut butter to the batter before folding in the chocolate chips.

– Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies: If you’re looking for egg-free and dairy-free options, this vegan version is just as delicious. Substitute the egg with a flax or chia seed “egg,” use vegan chocolate chips or chunks, and swap the unsalted butter with a vegan butter alternative.

– Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies: Are you a die-hard chocolate lover? Then you’ll appreciate these cookies packed with double chocolate flavor. Replace 1/2 cup of flour with cocoa powder, add 1/2 cup of semisweet or dark chocolate chunks along with the chocolate chips, and omit the instant coffee.

– Chocolate Pudding Cookies: If you want to add a moist and fudgy texture to your cookies, adding instant pudding mix to the batter will do the trick. Use one small box (3.4 ounces) of instant chocolate pudding mix in place of one teaspoon of baking powder and half teaspoon of baking soda.

– Death White Chocolate Chip Cookies: For a twist on traditional chocolate chip cookies, try using white chocolate chips instead. They still pair perfectly with cocoa powder.

No matter what combination of ingredients you choose, these American Choc Chip Cookies of Death will be sure to impress your taste buds. So go ahead and get creative!

Serving and Pairing

 A classic American treat that's impossible to resist.
A classic American treat that’s impossible to resist.

Now that you’ve baked the ultimate American Choc Chip Cookies of Death, it’s time to enjoy and share them with your loved ones. These cookies are perfect for any occasion, whether it be a casual snack or a dessert after dinner.

There are several pairing options that go well with this classic treat. Milk is an all-time favorite, but if you’re feeling adventurous, try pairing the cookies with coffee or hot chocolate. The bitterness of coffee or the richness of hot cocoa perfectly balances the chocolatey sweetness of the cookies.

If you’re aiming for a more indulgent experience, top your cookie with ice cream and hot fudge sauce for a classic sundae. Alternatively, crumble the cookies on top of your ice cream for a crunchy topping. You can also use these death chocolate chunk cookies as an ingredient in other desserts such as milkshakes, brownies, or parfaits.

These death chocolate chip cookies also make excellent homemade gifts. Make a batch and wrap in cellophane bags tied up with a ribbon for birthdays, holidays, or even as party favors.

In short, these ultimate chocolate chip cookies are versatile enough to be enjoyed alone or paired with other treats. Get creative and experiment with different ways to savor the chocolaty goodness of these American Choc Chip Cookies of Death!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 The ultimate comfort food that will brighten up anyone's day.
The ultimate comfort food that will brighten up anyone’s day.

In my experience, the beauty of cookies is that you can make them ahead of time and store them for later. Although this recipe is especially irresistible fresh from the oven, it’s also worth mentioning that these American choc chip cookies of death can last about a week stored properly.

To make these tasty treats ahead of time, the best option is to make the cookie dough and keep it in the refrigerator or freezer. You can even freeze cookie dough balls and bake them at your convenience. When you’re ready to bake, simply remove the dough from the fridge or freezer, let it come to room temperature, and then follow the recipe instructions for baking.

For those concerned with quick and easy access to fresh cookies straight from the oven, you can always refrigerate pre-made cookie dough for up to 2-3 days. Once again, allow it to reach room temperature before baking.

Leftover cookies can also be stored in an airtight container at room temperature. To maximize freshness and ensure moistness, place a piece of bread inside the container; that’s an old-school trick that works wonders! Alternatively, you could place them in a ziplock bag or wrap them tightly in plastic wrap. Cookies stored this way will stay fresh for up to a week.

If you want to adhere to the famous words of Trisha Yearwood – “they’re called Chocolate Chip Cookies because Death by Chocolate was already taken” – I suggest reheating your cookies in the microwave or oven just until warmed through (about 15 seconds). If microwaving your cookies you should consume them immediately since they tend to harden after they cool down.

Overall, following these simple storing tips will guarantee that your American choc chip cookies of death taste just as delicious even if you’re savoring leftovers days after baking.

Tips for Perfect Results

 Life is short, eat the American Choc Chip Cookies of Death without any regrets.
Life is short, eat the American Choc Chip Cookies of Death without any regrets.

Baking is both an art and a science. The slightest deviation can alter the outcome of the entire recipe. To ensure that your American Choc Chip Cookies of Death Recipe turns out perfectly, follow these helpful tips:

Firstly, remember to use good quality chocolate chips for optimum flavor. I recommend using semisweet chocolate chips, but you can also customize by using different types such as white chocolate or peanut butter chocolate.

Secondly, accurately measure out all of the ingredients before starting the recipe. Only one extra tablespoon of flour or sugar could ruin the texture and taste of your cookies.

Thirdly, make sure that your butter and egg are at room temperature. If your butter is too hard, it won’t cream well with the sugar resulting in a dense cookie. Similarly, using cold eggs will hinder the emulsification process between the wet and dry ingredients leading to a poor texture.

Fourthly, preheat your oven for at least 15 minutes before baking so that it reaches the right temperature. If your oven isn’t hot enough, the cookies may spread too much or not cook evenly.

Fifthly, don’t overmix the dough – stop mixing as soon as all wet and dry ingredients have combined well together. You don’t want to lose all of that precious air incorporated from creaming the butter and sugar together.

Sixthly, chill your dough for at least 30 minutes before scooping it onto your baking sheet. This will prevent excessive spreading during the baking process and also create that perfect fluffy texture in between crispy edges.

Seventhly, keep an eye on the cookies while baking. Since ovens vary in temperature, some cookies might be done quicker than others in only 10 minutes. Always aim for a slightly underdone cookie because they will continue to cook on their own on a hot baking tray out of the oven.

By following these tips, you’ll have scrumptious American Choc Chip Cookies of Death Recipe that even Trisha Yearwood or Snoop Dogg would approve!


As you continue your baking journey and start making your American Choc Chip Cookies of Death, there might be some questions that come up along the way. Fear not! In this section, we will address the most frequently asked questions about this recipe to help ensure success in your baking efforts.

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Which cookies was invented as an accident?

As a baker, the Chocolate Chip Cookie is a beloved treat that holds a special place in our hearts. It’s a timeless classic that has been enjoyed by generations of Americans, and we’re excited to join in the celebration of National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day on May 15th. According to popular accounts, this cookie was created accidentally in the 1930s, but it has since become a beloved staple in the world of baking.

What kind of cookies did Trisha Yearwood make?

The recipe I will share with you is a holiday cookie favorite from Trisha Yearwood’s collection of delicious home-cooking recipes.

Why do chocolate chip cookies use baking soda instead of baking powder?

When making cookies, adding baking soda isn’t just important for helping them rise – it also plays a role in the browning of the cookies. This is because baking soda can speed up a chemical reaction called the Maillard reaction. During this reaction, an amino acid part of the protein in the dough reacts with the sugar in the cookies, causing them to brown when baked in the oven.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, there is no doubt that the American Choc Chip Cookies of Death Recipe is an absolute winner. The ingredients list may appear extensive, but the combination of flavors creates a deliciously rich and decadent cookie that will leave you wanting more. The recipe is flexible, and you can customize it to meet your preferences with substitutions and variations, making it perfect for any chocolate lovers out there.

By following the tips and recommendations outlined in this article, you will be on your way to achieving perfect results every time. With practice and experimentation, you might even become a pro at making these cookies. Furthermore, combining these cookies with your favorite drink, be it milk or coffee, will only elevate the taste experience to new heights.

Whether you are looking for a classic cookie recipe or something a little more special, the American Choc Chip Cookies of Death Recipe is sure to please. It is an excellent recipe for beginners looking to enhance their baking skills or experienced bakers who want to try something new. So why not give this recipe a go and enjoy the mouthwatering experience of these delicious cookies!

American Choc Chip Cookies of Death

American Choc Chip Cookies of Death Recipe

OK, there are tonnes of cookie recipes. But this one was the most perfect biscuit for me! So I have to post it, and keep it so I can make it again!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: < 60 Mins, Cookie and Brownie, Dessert, Easy, For Large Groups
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Calories: 215.1kcal


  • 115 g soft butter
  • 200 g brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons instant coffee
  • 220 g flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (or a bit less if your butter is salted)
  • 200 g chocolate chips
  • 50 g chopped nuts (eg pecans, walnuts, hazlenuts)


  • Preheat oven to 140 degrees Celsius.
  • Cream butter with sugars.
  • Add egg, vanilla and coffee and beat well until combined and creamy.
  • Mix slowly flour, soda, bicarb and salt until totally combined.
  • Add choc chips and nuts, mix.
  • Form into balls (whatever size you like your cookies, I used about a tablespoon, you can use more if you like a bigger cookie). Place on a sheet of baking paper on a cookie tray, spaced well apart as the cookies will spread.
  • Bake at 140 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
  • Allow to cool for 10 minutes before taking them off the paper as they will harden during this time.

Your Own Notes


Serving: 48g | Calories: 215.1kcal | Carbohydrates: 29.7g | Protein: 2.7g | Fat: 10.5g | Saturated Fat: 5.6g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 184.7mg | Fiber: 1.3g | Sugar: 18.5g

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